The Apple Blossoms. A favorite flower worldwide especially in Aomori where it produces over 50% of the apple market in Japan. Designed by John Serrao 45″ x 45″
The Golden-Ray Lily of Kanagawa – 神奈川県
My heart belongs to the people of Kanagawa. An area steeped in tradition,where history was made and many of my friends and family reside. The Golden-Rayed Lily for everyone who makes their home in Kanagawa. Designed by John Serrao
Yamagata Prefecture – 山形県
Yamagata Prefecture known mostly for its cherries and pears and all fruits sweet and delicious. For our friends in Yamagata, your prefecture flower the safflower. Designed by John Serrao
福井県 – Narcissus of Fukui Prefecture
The Fukui Prefecture where Dinosaurs once roamed but today where the Narcissus blooms throughout the region. For all our friends in Fukui. What a beautiful home you have.
宮城県 – Miyagi’s Bush Clover
The Miyagi prefecture is considered one of the three most scenic views of Japan and the Bush Clover is their chosen prefecture flower. This quilt was designed for the people of Miyagi.
愛媛県 – Ehime ‘s Satsuma Mandarin
Located on the island of Shikoku, Ehime Prefecture is another of Japan’s popular tourist destination. It is also the leading producers of mandarin oranges. A design of mandarin oranges for our friends of Ehime.
富山県Toyama Prefecture – Tulips
Toyama Prefecture is located at the center of Japan and is appropriately known as the gateway of the Sea of Japan. In Toyama the tulips blooms reveal their beautiful colors in spring.
鹿児島県Kagoshima Prefecture – Rhododendron kiusianum)
Known as the gateway to Japan because of it’s most southern location in Kyushu Kagoshima Prefecture is also home to the small leaf Azalea.
和歌山県Wakayama Prefecture – Ume Blossom
Wakayama Prefecture borders Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Mie and is very close to the Kasai International Airport. Known for it’s Mandarin Oranges and especially the Ume it also borders the Pacific Ocean. Designed by John Serrao 45″ x 45″
岩手県 Iwate Prefecture – Paulownia
Did you know that the Paulownia the flower for Iwate is native to North America. This design is for our friends in the Iwate Prefecture.
鳥取県 Tottori Prefecture – Nashi Pearl Blossom
Tottori’s Nashi Pearl Blossom amazingly beautiful.
長野県Nagano Prefecture – Gentian
I finally completed all the graphics for the flowers of the 47 Japan Prefectures. My eyes are crossed but the designs came out beautiful. What a talent John has. The Gentian the flower for all our friends in the Nagano Prefecture.
埼玉県Saitama Prefecture – Primrose
One of my favorite ladies, Kumu Susie who lives in Saitama where the Primrose is their prefecture flower also one of my favorite flower.
秋田県 Akita Prefecture – Fukui Butterbur
Agriculture, Fishing and Forestry dominate the economy of Akita and the Fukui Butterbur is their designated flower. Designed by John Serrao
静岡県 Shizuoka Prefecture – Tsutsuji Azalea
The Tsutsuji loved and admired worldwide. Known to most as the Azalea this prefecture flower is for our friends in Shizuoka.